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Under New Management

The team at Neil Sullivan & Sons is excited to announce that we are entering a new phase in our story following the decision by Neil to step aside from the company. The business will henceforth be ran and managed by Heidi Barley, who has been working closely with Neil to help him run the… Read More

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Building The World Cup 2022 Stadiums

2022’s Qatar World Cup is unique in a lot of ways. It’s the first time the tournament will have been held in a Middle Eastern country, and the first to take place outside of the summer months, meaning that league competitions in many countries – including England’s Premier League – have had to be suspended mid-season.… Read More

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Thrifty Gardening – save money & the environment

With inflation running at levels not seen for over 40 years, mortgage rates on the rise and energy prices going through the roof, we’re all looking for ways to save money where we can. Meanwhile, the effects of climate change are becoming increasingly apparent, making it more crucial than ever that we all do our… Read More

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Gardening to Help Reduce Stress & Anxiety

Whether it’s financial worries as a result of the cost of living crisis and rising energy prices, concern at the state of the environment and the effects of climate change, or the fears raised by the Russian invasion of Ukraine and war in Europe, it’s hardly surprising that more and more people are struggling with… Read More

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New eCommerce Website Buy Online

We’re delighted and very excited to be able to introduce you to our new ecommerce website. If you’re not sure what one of those is, all it means is that from now on, you’ll be able to order from us online as well as by phone. That even includes ordering your concrete! We’ve made a… Read More

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Ways to Recycle & Reuse Concrete

It’s amazing how many things can be recycled these days – plastic, metal, glass, food waste, batteries – the list is almost endless. But did you know that concrete can be recycled as well? Concrete is the world’s second most consumed material – after water – and waste concrete is created on just about every construction and demolition project.… Read More

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The Benefits of Road Sweepers in the City

Road sweepers are one of those seldom lauded but incredibly useful machines that most of us just take for granted. Much of their work is done early in the morning so that they cause as little inconvenience as possible, but if anything, the chances are that most of us still curse them on the odd… Read More

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Governments New Crackdown On Fly-Tipping

Fly-tipping continues to be a blight across the country, and since the onset of COVID-19 the problem has become a lot worse. In the period 2020-21, during the peak of the pandemic, cases of illegal fly-tipping rose by about 16%, with local authorities across the country handling an estimated 1.13 million incidents. Although the government… Read More

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Basildon Council Pulls 20,000 Homes

Plans for more than 20,000 homes in the area of Essex run by Basildon Council have been shelved for the second time.  Among the reasons for withdrawing the proposals – which included 3,738 new homes in Wickford, where our site is located, as well as in and around Basildon and Billericay – were that there… Read More



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